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Vaccine development firm targeting new variants joins Plymouth Science Park

A healthtech company that is researching vaccines to combat emerging Covid-19 variants has announced a move to Plymouth Science Park as it grows and takes on global partnerships.

The Vaccine Group (TVG) is a University of Plymouth biotech spin-out company which aims to make the world a safer and healthier place through infection control and vaccine development.

TVG was...

Indus fusion vaccine preparation system

Automation infrastructure set to boost NHS Covid vaccine roll out capacity

Bristol-based Indus Fusion is developing an automated vaccine preparation device for NHS Covid-19 vaccine clinics, with early trials indicating a 40% increase in roll-out capacity.

The Vaccine Preparation System (VPS) is designed to work in an aseptic environment, enabling multiple syringes to extract doses from vials automatically.

The technology improves the yield from...

Jurassic Fibre vaccination centre

SW firm hooks up new vaccination centre with ultrafast broadband in just 3 weeks

South West internet service provider Jurassic Fibre has connected a new Covid-19 mass vaccination centre in Exeter to full fibre broadband in an ultrafast turnaround.

The company worked closely with Greendale Business Park, where the vaccination centre is located, to provide its full fibre broadband to the site at short notice.

Greendale approached Jurassic Fibre at the...

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Revealed: Covid-19 tech response of South West businesses

The use of technology by South West small and medium businesses in response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been revealed.

After a tumultuous 2020, the region-wide survey, conducted by technology strategy specialists Timewade , reveals how South West SMEs are using technology and identifies opportunities for technology strategies to promote growth.

Online communication tools,...

SupplyDevon helps the South West economy bounce back from Covid-19

SupplyDevon is a project that aims to help Devon’s economy bounce back and become more resilient as coronavirus lockdown restrictions are lifted.

The county is home to seven of the 20 districts predicted to be worst affected economically by the pandemic. Even before the virus, devon was home to the district with the lowest average wages in the UK. The effects of the pandemic on the...

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Technology, Innovation and Growth sector survey findings revealed

Barriers to growth, funding availability, economic prospects, and the challenges of Covid-19 are some of the areas highlighted in a new survey of the region’s tech sector.

Bishop Fleming carried out the Technology, Innovation and Growth sector survey, in partnership with Tech South West.

The findings, which can be read in full here , show current sector sentiment and trends...